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Thriller
  • Ep: 38
  • What Beckoning Ghost?
  • Starred: Judith Evelyn (Mildred Adler Beaumont), Tom Helmore (Eric Beaumont), Adele Mara (Lydia Adler)
  • With: Frank Wilcox (The Detective)
  • Teleplay By: Donald S. Sanford
  • From the Magazine Story By: Harold Lawlor
  • Directed By: Ida Lupino
  • Note: "What Beckoning Ghost?" published in WEIRD TALES Jul 1948
  • Ep: 39
  • Guillotine
  • Starred: Robert Middleton (Monsieur DeParis), Danielle de Metz (Babette Lamont), Alejandro Rey (Robert Lamont)
  • With: Marcel Hillaire (The Barber), Gaylord Cavallaro (The Cabbie), Janine Grandel (Madame LeClerc), Peter Brocco (The Assistant Director), Louis Mercier (The Wall Guard), Peter Camlin (Louis), Ted Roter (The Prisoner), Guy de Vestel (The Priest), David R. Cross (Guard 1), Charles LaTorre (The Doctor), Vance Howard (The Gendarme), Jacques Villon (The Waiter)
  • And: Gregory Morton (The Prison Director)
  • Teleplay By: Charles Beaumont
  • Based on the Short Story By: Cornell Woolrich
  • Directed By: Ida Lupino
  • Note: "Men Must Die" published in BLACK MASK Aug 1939
  • Ep: 40
  • The Premature Burial
  • Starred: Boris Karloff (Doctor Thorne), Sidney Blackmer (Edward Stapleton), Scott Marlowe (Julian Boucher)
  • With: William D. Gordon (Doctor March), Richard Flato (The Friar), Lillian O'Malley (The Housekeeper), Pat O'Malley (The Butler)
  • And: Patricia Medina (Victorine)
  • Teleplay By: William D. Gordon
  • Story By: Douglas Heyes
  • From the Works of: Edgar Allan Poe
  • Directed By: Douglas Heyes
  • Note: "The Premature Burial" written by Edgar Allan Poe published in THE PHILADELPHIA DOLLAR NEWSPAPER 1844
  • Ep: 41
  • The Weird Tailor
  • Starred: Henry Jones (Erik Borg), George Macready (Mr. Smith), Abraham Sofaer (Nicolai)
  • With: Sondra Kerr (Anna Borg), Iphigenie Castiglioni (Madame Roberti), Gary Clarke (Arthur Smith)
  • And: Stanley Adams (Mr. Schwenk)
  • Teleplay By: Robert Bloch
  • From the Short Story By: Robert Bloch
  • Directed By: Herschel Daugherty
  • Note: "The Weird Tailor" published in WEIRD TALES Jul 1950
  • Ep: 42
  • God Grante That She Lye Stille
  • Cast: Ronald Howard (Dr. Edward Stone), Sarah Marshall (Lady Margaret Clewer / Elspeth Clewer), Henry Daniell (Vicar John Weatherford), Avis Scott (Nurse Emmons), Madeleine Holmes (Sarah), Victor Buono (Dr. Van de Velde)
  • Starred:
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  • Teleplay By: Robert H. Andrews
  • From a Story By: Lady Cynthia Alquist
  • Directed By: Herschel Daugherty
  • Note: "God Grante That She Lye Stille" published in WHEN CHURCHYARDS YAWN 1931
  • Ep: 43
  • Masquerade
  • Cast: Elizabeth Montgomery (Rosamond "Ros" Denham), Tom Poston (Charlie Denham), John Carradine (Jed Carta), Jack Lambert (Lem Carta), Dorothy Neumann (Ruthie Carta)
  • Starred:
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  • Teleplay By: Donald S. Sanford
  • From a Story By: Henry Kuttner
  • Directed By: Herschel Daugherty
  • Note: "Masquerade" published in WEIRD TALES May 1942
  • Ep: 44
  • The Last of the Sommervilles
  • Cast: Boris Karloff (Dr. Farnham), Phyllis Thaxter (Ursula Sommerville), Martita Hunt (Celia Sommerville), Chet Stratton (Harvey Parchester), Peter Walker (Rutherford Sommerville)
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  • Written By: R.M.H. Lupino
  • Directed By: Ida Lupino
  • Ep: 45
  • Letter to a Lover
  • Cast: Ann Todd (Sylvia Lawrence), Murray Matheson (Andrew Lawrence), Felix Deebank (Donald Carver), Avis Scott (Mrs. Estelle Weber), Jack Greening (Inspector Rogers), Richard Peel (Sergeant Lathrop), Brendon Dillon (Coggins the Postman)
  • Starred:
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  • Teleplay By: Donald S. Sanford
  • Based on the Play By: Sheridan Gibney
  • Directed By: Herschel Daugherty
  • Ep: 46
  • A Third For Pinochle
  • Cast: Edward Andrews (Maynard Thispin), Doro Merande (Melba Pennaroyd), Ann Shoemaker (Mrs. Thispin), June Walker (Dierdre Pennaroyd), Barbara Perry (Babs Dawson), Ken Lynch (The Lieutenant), Vito Scotti (Buddy Welsh), Tommy Farrell (The Messenger), Burt Mustin (The Redcap)
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  • Written By: Boris Sobelman & Mark Hanna
  • Directed By: Herschel Daugherty
  • Ep: 47
  • The Closed Cabinet
  • Cast: Olive Sturgess (Evie Bishop), David Frankham (Alan Mervyn), Jennifer Raine (Lucy Mervyn), Peter Forster (George Mervyn), Doris Lloyd (Dame Alice), Patricia Manning (Lady Beatrice), Myra Carter (The Maid), Kendrick Huxham (Andrews), Molly Glessing (Agnes)
  • Starred:
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  • Written By: Kay Lenard & Jess Carneol
  • Directed By: Ida Lupino
  • Note: "The Closed Cabinet" written by Anonymous published in WEIRD TALES May 1923
  • Ep: 48
  • Dialogues With Death
  • Cast: Boris Karloff (Pop Jenkins / Colonel Jackson Beauregard Finchess), Norma Crane (Nell Le Jean), Ed Nelson (Tom Ellison / Daniel Le Jean), Estelle Winwood (Aunt Emily Finchess), William Schallert (Professor John A. MacFarland), George Kane (Harry Jervis), Jimmy Joyce (The Ambulance Attendant)
  • Starred:
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  • Teleplay By: Robert Arthur
  • From the Stories By: Robert Arthur
  • Directed By: Herschel Daugherty
  • Note1: "Friend of the Dead" aka "When the Dead Talk" written by Andrew Fell (aka Robert Arthur) published in DIME MYSTERY MAGAZINE Jun 1949 starred Boris Karloff (Pop Jenkins), Ed Nelson (Tom Ellison), William Schallert (Professor John A. MacFarland), George Kane (Harry Jervis), Jimmy Joyce (The Ambulance Attendant)
  • Note2: "Welcome Home" aka "Calling All Corpses" written by Robert Jay Arthur published in DIME MYSTERY MAGAZINE Oct 1948 starred Boris Karloff (Colonel Jackson Beauregard Finchess), Norma Crane (Nell Le Jean), Ed Nelson (Daniel Le Jean), Estelle Winwood (Aunt Emily Finchess)
  • Ep: 49
  • The Return of Andrew Bentley
  • Starred: John Newland (Ellis Corbett), Antoinette Bower (Sheila Corbett), Philip Bourneuf (Dr. Weatherbee)
  • With: Oscar Beregi (Father Burkhardt), Ken Renard (Jacob), Terence deMarney (Amos), Reggie Nalder (Andrew Bentley), Tom Hennesy (The Familiar)
  • Teleplay By: Richard Matheson
  • Based on the Short Story By: August Derleth & Mark Schorer
  • Directed By: John Newland
  • Note: "The Return of Andrew Bentley" published in WEIRD TALES Sep 1933
  • Ep: 50
  • The Remarkable Mrs. Hawk
  • Cast: Jo Van Fleet (Mrs. Cissy Hawk), John Carradine (Jason Longfellow), Paul Newlan (Sheriff Tom Ulysses Willetts), Hal Baylor (Pete Gogan), Martin Eric (Larkin), Donald Elson (Clemins), Bruce Dern (Johnny Norton), Raymond Cavaleri (Billy), James Parnell (Al), Kevin Enright (Al's Helper), Hurley Bell (The Drifter)
  • Starred:
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  • Teleplay By: Donald S. Sanford
  • From a Story By: Margaret St. Clair
  • Directed By: John Brahm
  • Note: "Mrs. Hawk" published in WEIRD TALES Jul 1950
  • Ep: 51
  • Portrait Without a Face
  • Cast: Jane Greer (Ann Moffat), Robert Webber (Arthur Henshaw), George Mitchell (Sheriff Pete Browning), Katherine Squire (Agatha Moffat), Brian Gaffikin (Nat Fairchild), John Banner (Professor Martin Vander Hoven), Gage Clarke (Dr. Josiah Grant), Alberta Nelson (Marie Browning)
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  • Written By: Jason Wingreen
  • Directed By: John Newland
  • Ep: 52
  • An Attractive Family
  • Cast: Richard Long (Dick Farrington), Leo G. Carroll (Major Downey), Joyce Bulifant (Virginia "Ginny" Wells), Otto Kruger (Bert Farrington), Joan Tetzel (Marian Farrington), Will Wright (Constable Tom Walker), William Mims (George Drake), Paul Barselow (Mr. Lamb), Deirdre Owen (Alice Wells)
  • Starred:
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  • Teleplay By: Robert Arthur
  • From a Story By: Robert Arthur
  • Directed By: John Brahm
  • Note: "An Attractive Family" published in ALFRED HITCHCOCK'S MYSTERY MAGAZINE Nov 1957
  • Ep: 53
  • Waxworks
  • Cast: Oskar Homolka (Pierre Jacquelin), Martin Kosleck (Colonel Andre Bertroux), Antoinette Bower (Annette Jacquelin), Ron Ely (Police Lieutenant Mike Hudson), Alan Baxter (Sergeant Dane), Booth Colman (Lieutenant Bailey), J. Pat O'Malley (The Morgue Attendant), Amy Fields (Irene Coulter), George Spicer (The Young Man), June Kenney (The Girl)
  • Starred:
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  • Teleplay By: Robert Bloch
  • From a Story By: Robert Bloch
  • Directed By: Herschel Daugherty
  • Note: "Waxworks" published in WEIRD TALES Jan 1939
  • Ep: 54
  • La Strega
  • Starred: Ursula Andress (Luana), Alejandro Rey (Tonio Bellini), Jeanette Nolan (La Strega), Frank De Kova (Lieutenant Vincoli), Ernest Sarracino (Padre Lupari)
  • And: Ramon Novarro (Maestro Giuliano)
  • Written By: Alan Caillou
  • Directed By: Ida Lupino
  • Ep: 55
  • The Storm
  • Cast: Nancy Kelly (Janet Willsom), David McLean (Ben T. Willsom), James Griffith (Ed Brandies)
  • Starred:
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  • Teleplay By: William D. Gordon
  • From a Story By: McKnight Malmar
  • Directed By: Herschel Daugherty
  • Note: "The Storm" published in GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Feb 1944
  • Ep: 56
  • A Wig For Miss Devore
  • Cast: Patricia Barry (Sheila Devore), John Baragrey (George Machik), John Fiedler (Herbert Bleake), Herbert Rudley (Max Quinke), Linda Watkins (Arabella Foote), Ina Victor (Betty), Bernard Fein (Lester Clyne), William O'Connell (Chester #2), Pamela Searle (Meg Peyton), Maurice Dallimore (Bokor #1), Barry Bernard (Chester #1), Kendrick Huxham (Bishop), Jonathan Morris (Bokor # 2)
  • Starred:
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  • Teleplay By: Donald S. Sanford
  • From a Story By: August Derleth
  • Directed By: John Brahm
  • Note: "A Wig For Miss Devore" published in WEIRD TALES May 1943
  • Ep: 57
  • The Hollow Watcher
  • Cast: Audrey Dalton (Meg O'Danagh Wheeler), Sean McClory (Sean O'Danagh), Warren Oates (Hugo Wheeler), Sandy Kenyon (Mason), Walter Burke (Croxton), Denver Pyle (Ortho Wheeler), Norman Leavitt (Hendricks), Lane Bradford (Boles), Eve McVeagh (Mrs. Curtis), Mary Grace Canfield (Ally Rose)
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  • Written By: Jay Simms
  • Directed By: William Claxton
  • Ep: 58
  • Cousin Tundifer
  • Cast: Edward Andrews (Miles Tundifer), Sue Ane Langdon (Queenie de Lyte), Vaughn Taylor (Pontifex Tundifer), Howard McNear (Jack Passasstroy), Dayton Lummis (Millard Braystone), Hallene Hill (The Old Woman), Cyril Delevanti (The Old Man), Chet Stratton (Alfred Marvin), Bart Patton (The Young Workman, Joe), Jim Bannon (The Police Lieutenant), Clem Bevans (The Old Gaffer), Edgar Dearing (The Police Sergeant)
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  • Written By: Boris Sobelman
  • Directed By: John Brahm
  • Ep: 59
  • The Incredible Doktor Markesan
  • Starred: Boris Karloff (Doktor Konrad Markesan), Dick York (Fred Bancroft), Carolyn Kearney (Molly Bancroft)
  • With: Richard Hale (Latimer), Henry Hunter (Professor Angus Holden), Basil Howes (Charing), Billy Beck (Grant)
  • Teleplay By: Donald S. Sanford
  • Based on the Short Story By: August Derleth & Mark Schorer
  • Directed By: Robert Florey
  • Note: "The Incredible Doktor Markesan" published in WEIRD TALES Jun 1934
  • Ep: 60
  • Flowers of Evil
  • Cast: Luciana Paluzzi (Madalena), Kevin Hagen (Arno Lunt), Jack Weston (Maurice Reynard), Vladimir Sokoloff (The Janitor), Gregory Gay (The President), David Garcia (The 1st Student), David Whorf (The 2nd Student)
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  • Teleplay By: Barre Lyndon
  • From a Story By: Hugh Walpole
  • Directed By: John Brahm
  • Ep: 61
  • 'Til Death Do Us Part
  • Cast: Henry Jones (Carl Somers), Reta Shaw (Celia Hooper Somers), Edgar Buchanan (Doc O'Connor), Jim Davis (The Marshal), Philip Ober (Elmer Hooper), Jocelyn Brando (Myrtle Hooper), Eve McVeagh (Bonnie), Walker Edmiston (Jerry Flagg), Frances Morris (Abbie Somers), Phil Arnold (Curly), Delores Wells (Flo), Hurly Bell (The Cowhand)
  • Starred:
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  • Teleplay By: Robert Bloch
  • From a Story By: Robert Bloch
  • Directed By: Herschel Daugherty
  • Ep: 62
  • The Bride Who Died Twice
  • Cast: Mala Powers (Consuelo De La Varra), Eduardo Ciannelli (General De La Varra), Robert Colbert (Captain Bartolomeo Antonio Fernandez), Joe De Santis (Colonel Sangriento), Carl Don (Sergeant Vibora), Peter Brocco (Padre Herrera), Alex Montoya (Custodian of the Cemetery), Pepe Hern (Lieutenant Contreras), Marya Stevens (The Proprietor's Wife), Franco Corsaro (Monsignor), Natividad Vacio (Proprietor of the Cantina), Alberto Monte (1st Guerrilla), Roberto Contreras (2nd Guerrilla)
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  • Written By: Robert H. Andrews
  • Directed By: Ida Lupino
  • Ep: 63
  • Kill My Love
  • Cast: Richard Carlson (Guy Guthrie), K.T. Stevens (Olive Guthrie), David Kent (Julian Guthrie), Patricia Breslin (Dinah Duffay), Kasey Rogers (Anthea Jason), Raymond Greenleaf (Harold Carson), Amy Douglass (Mrs. Carson), Larry J. Blake (Larry The Bartender)
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  • Teleplay By: Donald S. Sanford
  • From a Story By: Kyle Hunt
  • Directed By: Herschel Daugherty
  • Ep: 64
  • Man of Mystery
  • Cast: Mary Tyler Moore (Sherry Smith), John Van Dreelen (Joel Stone), William Windom (Lou Walters), Walter Burke (Lucas), Mercedes Shirley (Jill Naylor), Robert Sampson (Reporter), Willis Bouchey (Lieutenant Farnham), Ralph Clanton (Dr. John Grail), William Phipps (Harry Laxer), Ken Lynch (Rudy), Yuki Shimoda (Koto)
  • Starred:
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  • Teleplay By: Robert Bloch
  • From a Story By: Robert Bloch
  • Directed By: John Newland
  • Ep: 65
  • The Innocent Bystanders
  • Cast: John Anderson (Jacob Grant), George Kennedy (John Paterson), Janet Lake (Elsie Evans), Steve Terrell (Bruce Evans), Carl Benton Reid (Dr. Marcus Graham), Gale Robbins (Mary Jerold), Jean Engstrom (Anne Grant), Than Wyenn (Vane), Clegg Hoyt (Kyle), Clancy Cooper (Chief Constable), Anthony Jochim (The Beggar), Dikki Lerner (Little Jamie)
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  • Written By: Robert H. Andrews
  • Directed By: John English
  • Ep: 66
  • The Lethal Ladies
  • Cast: Howard Morris (Myron Sills / Dr. Wilfred Bliss), Rosemary Murphy (Lavinia Sills / Alice Quimby), Pamela Curran (Gloria), Marjorie Bennett (Mercedes), Robert Carson (Albert White), Jackie Russell (Martha Foster), Henry Brandt (Mr. Sutter), Chet Stratton (Mr. Charles Delevant), Ralph Moody (Mr. Jacobson), William Remick (Mr. Dick Grant), Jackie Joseph (Miss Martin)
  • Starred:
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  • Teleplay By: Boris Sobelman
  • Based on Short Stories By: Joseph Payne Brennan
  • Directed By: Ida Lupino
  • Note1: "Murder on the Rocks" aka "The Pool" published in THE DARK RETURNERS 1959 starred Howard Morris (Myron Sills), Rosemary Murphy (Lavinia Sills), Pamela Curran (Gloria), Marjorie Bennett (Mercedes), Robert Carson (Albert White)
  • Note2: "Goodbye, Dr. Bliss" aka "Goodbye, Mr. Bliss" published in THE DARK RETURNERS 1959 starred Howard Morris (Dr. Wilfred Bliss), Rosemary Murphy (Alice Quimby), Jackie Russell (Martha Foster), Henry Brandt (Mr. Sutter), Chet Stratton (Mr. Charles Delevant), Ralph Moody (Mr. Jacobson), William Remick (Mr. Dick Grant), Jackie Joseph (Miss Martin)
  • Ep: 67
  • The Specialists
  • Cast: Lin McCarthy (Peter Duncan), Suzanne Lloyd (Helen Coleman), Ronald Howard (Martin Gresham / Samuel Morrison), Robert Douglas (Antony Hugh Swinburne), Sean McClory (Patrick Galt), David Frankham (Joe Carter), Lucy Prentis (Peggy Duncan), Lauren Gilbert (Tracy), Doris Lloyd (Landlady), Anthony Scott (Montaigne), Alan Caillou (Police Superintendent), Richard Peel (London Bobby), Paddy Edwards (The Nurse), Hedley Mattingly (Canadian Man), Jack Greening (The Specialist), Ray Montgomery (Ray Coleman)
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  • Teleplay By: John Kneubuhl
  • Based on a Novel By: Gordon Ash
  • Directed By: Ted Post
  • Note: "The Crime Haters" by Gordon Ashe (aka John Creasey) published Oct 1960


Season Two
Boris Karloff .................... Host / Narrator